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Presbytery Central Sacrament Authorisation

Authorisation of elder to administer the sacraments of Holy Communion and Baptism
as per Book of Order regulations 9.43

This is to request that Presbytery Central authorise an Elder of your church to administer the Sacraments. This authority will expire on 31 October 2019.
An individual application must be made for each elder you wish to be authorised.
Parish Name(*)
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Details of Elder for whom authority is sought
First Name(*)
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Surname(*)
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Address(*)
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Phone (Home)(*)
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Phone (Office)
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Phone (Mobile)
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Email Address(*)
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Why do Church Council wish this elder to administer the sacraments?
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In the past year, how often did this elder administer the Sacraments?
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How many (approx) received the Sacraments on each occasion?
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Which particular groups within your congregation will the elder administer the Sacraments to?
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Who else may be available to administer the Sacraments to these people? (eg parish minister, retired minister, minister within the bounds, other Authorised Elder)
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What experience has the elder had in leading worship and preaching, or sharing a brief devotion appropriate to the context of a communion service?
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Date of Parish Council Meeting(*)
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Submitter Name(*)
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Submitter Role(*)
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Submitter Email(*)
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I certify, as an authorised representative of this parish, that the information given on this form is true and correct. I understand that some training will be required if this authorisation is granted.

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